Northwestern State University is currently accepting applications for the full-time – 12 month position of Director of Development and Engagement. Northwestern State is an NCAA Division I institution (FCS) and sponsors 14 varsity sports.
The Director of Development and Engagement will be responsible for: development and implementation of a strategic plan to solicit funding and support for the Demons Unlimited Foundation and NSU Athletics through acquisition and fulfillment of corporate sponsorships and partnerships, as well as individual donations; assisting with marketing and development of select special events and fundraisers alongside ticket operations by utilizing skills in graphic design, creativity, organization, social media, ingenuity, communication and research; maintaining regular communication/correspondence with internal and external partners; assuming game management duties as assigned; serving on various university student program committees; community involvement; supervising interns, graduate assistants, and/or student volunteers as recruited and other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s in Athletic Administration or related field preferred. Prior experience in athletic marketing and fundraising or a related fields preferred.
Prior experience with graphic design is a plus.
Additional Salary Information: Cell phone and other cost of living discounts available